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GJHS Newsletter 3/11/2022

Week at a Glance:


Monday 3/14

  • NO SCHOOL

Tuesday 3/15

Wednesday 3/16

  • Boys Soccer vs. Cortney @Greenspun 3:00 pm

Friday 3/18

  • The NAEP assessment is rescheduled from March 10 to March 18, 2022. Students assigned to take the assessment will receive a schedule card indicating the time and date. If you have any questions, please contact Ms. Barker at 702-799-0920 ext. 4201.

Check the GJHS calendar for more events & information.


Congratulations


The Greenspun Symphonic Band attended the CCSD Advanced Band Festival. Our students did an AMAZING job and performed at a very high level. Our students earned a rating of Superior+ for their performance and a rating of Superior in Sight-Reading. A special kudos to band director David Martinez and his assistant Jordan Miller.


The Junior Varsity Quiz Team, advised by Ms. Jeannie Schlotter, defeated Brown Junior High school with a score of 145 - 110 on Monday, March 7.


The Greenspun Color Guard won first place at their competition at Sierra Vista High School over the weekend, improving their score by 10 points! Congratulations to Coach Kate Litzenberg, Coach Brittany Whitlow, and the team: Khalin Aspengren, Rosie Bartoe, Karleigh Beranek, Parthnia Bishara, Megan Bonilla, Kathryn Burkholder, Madysen D’Alliegro, Anastasia Dragulescu, Addision Gorecki, Annika Holmberg, Mackenzie Niewinski, Morgan Niewinski, Genevieve Oliveros, E’Shanii Sears, Valentina Valdez, Marissa Valley, and Cody Wright.



Upcoming Events:

The Robotics Team will sell Jazen Boba Tea every Friday during the lunch periods for $5. The profit will be used to send our robotic teams to the World's Championship in Dallas! Good Luck to all six robotics teams in this weekend's state championship. GO DOLPHINS!

S.T.E.A.M. Super Saturday! A virtual S.T.E.A.M. Super Saturday event will be hosted via Zoom March 19, 2022, brought to you by the partnership of Extension's Partners in Parenting and the CCSD Family Engagement Department of the Clark County School District. CLICK HERE to register and to receive participation information, including locations that you can pick up free materials and the ZOOM meeting link. Materials will be available for pick up between March 15th and March 18th. If you require any further assistance, please do not hesitate to email us at familyengagement@nv.ccsd.net or call us at 702-799-0303.


GVHS Registration: Eighth Grade Parents, please see the information below if your eighth grader will attend Green Valley for the 2022-23 school year. After you and your child view the GVHS Program Highlights and Course Catalog, please complete the "9th Grade Course Selection Form."


Course Selection Forms:


SBAC and CRT Testing:

  • 8th grade science CRT: March 30

  • Math SBAC testing: April 5-6

  • ELA SBAC testing: April 20-22


Brahms Requiem: March 13th 3PM UNLV: You are invited to attend the performance of Johannes Brahms' Ein deutsches Requiem Sunday, March 13th at 3PM at UNLV's Artemus Ham Hall! For tickets go to www.snmas.com This is a memorial concert for the great Maestro Douglas R. Peterson who dedicated his life to the Southern Nevada Musical Arts Society for 52 years until he passed away at age 94 on May 27, 2020. The Musical Arts Orchestra and Chorus, under the direction of guest conductor Randy Pagel, will feature soprano soloist Athena Mertes and baritone soloist Carnell Johnson (aka VGK's "Golden Pipes").


Coronado High School will host an Eighth Grade Parent Night on Tuesday, March 15, 2022, from 6:00 p.m - 7:00 p.m, in their theater. The Coronado High School Counselors will be available after the presentation to answer questions. Please feel free to contact Ms. Lopez if you have any questions regarding the upcoming events.



Important Announcements


We Need Your Help

School safety is our number one priority at Greenspun Junior High School. Many of the issues students deal with on a daily basis stem from their use of social media both during and after school. Twitter, TikTok, and Discord, just to name a few, are often negative platforms which students are using to engage in cyberbullying and inappropriate activities.


We are asking that you monitor your children’s cell phones and remind them that they are not allowed to use them during passing periods or in their classes. Inappropriate cell phone usage has been the cause of the majority of fights on campus, as well as destructive behavior.


In addition, we are asking that you do not text your child during class time. If you have an emergency, please call our office at (702) 799-0920; Ext. 4035.


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